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CPT Code Changes for 2022

Earlier this month the American Medical Association (AMA) released new Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code sets for 2022. Here is what you need to know about it. The first notable change is the addition of 15, COVID-19 vaccine related codes. These codes are available currently but have been added officially to [...]

2021-09-30T14:58:56+00:00September 30th, 2021|

CPT Codes for Booster Vaccines

On August 12, 2021 the FDA issued a notice authorizing Pfizer and Moderna to be used for booster vaccines, only for immunocompromised individuals. Following this, the CPT Editorial Panel, a panel that is authorized by the American Medical Association to maintain these codes, has approved of and the AMA has announced that [...]

2021-09-01T20:28:54+00:00September 1st, 2021|

CPT Code Modifiers

You see them all the time and we’ve talked briefly about CPT codes before so you probably have a general idea as to what they are and how to use them. But what are modifiers? Here are some quick facts about CPT code modifiers that may help. What are CPT code [...]

2021-08-20T16:21:16+00:00August 20th, 2021|

What Are CPT Codes?

Last week we provided an overview of what ICD-10 codes are. This week we will talk about CPT codes. CPT, or Current Procedural Terminology codes, are used to identify procedures performed by physicians and healthcare providers. Developed in 1966 by the American Medical Association (AMA), these codes are used by healthcare [...]

2021-06-17T21:39:18+00:00June 17th, 2021|

What Are ICD-10 Codes?

ICD. Three letters that you may have encountered in medical coding and billing. What exactly does it mean and what do you need to know about it for your practice? This blog post is dedicated to answering these questions. ICD stands for International Classification of Diseases. According to the World Health [...]

2021-06-11T18:09:56+00:00June 11th, 2021|

CPT Codes for COVID-19

  On January 21 2021, President Biden's administration set new measures to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Part of the new policies include working to expand testing capacities in laboratories and to expand the supply of tests. A new Pandemic Testing Board will support and oversee these policies. You can [...]

2021-02-05T20:48:15+00:00January 27th, 2021|
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